73 verses

1Chr 3:1

(NIV)
These were the sons of David born to him in Hebron:
the firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;
the second, Daniel the son of Abigail of Carmel;
(ESV)
These are the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron: the firstborn, Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite; the second Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite,

Ezra 8:2

(NIV)
of the descendants of Phinehas, Gershom;
of the descendants of Ithamar, Daniel;
of the descendants of David, Hattush
(ESV)
Of the sons of Phinehas, Gershom. Of the sons of Ithamar, Daniel. Of the sons of David Hattush.

Neh 10:6

(NIV)
Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,
(ESV)
Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,

Ezek 14:14

(NIV)
even if these three men – Noah, Daniel and Job – were in it, they could save only themselves by their righteousness, declares the Sovereign  Lord.

(ESV)
even if these three men Noah Daniel, and Job, were in it they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness, declares the Lord  God.

Ezek 14:20

(NIV)
as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign  Lord, even if Noah, Daniel and Job were in it, they could save neither son nor daughter. They would save only themselves by their righteousness.

(ESV)
even if Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, as I live, declares the Lord  God, they would deliver neither son nor daughter. They would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness.

Ezek 28:3

(NIV)
Are you wiser than Daniel?
Is no secret hidden from you?
(ESV)
you are indeed wiser than Daniel;
no secret is hidden from you;

Dan 1:6

(NIV)
Among those who were chosen were some from Judah: Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah.
(ESV)
Among these were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah of the tribe of Judah.

Dan 1:7

(NIV)
The chief official gave them new names: to Daniel, the name Belteshazzar; to Hananiah, Shadrach; to Mishael, Meshach; and to Azariah, Abednego.

(ESV)
And the chief of the eunuchs gave them names: Daniel he called Belteshazzar, Hananiah he called Shadrach, Mishael he called Meshach, and Azariah he called Abednego.

Dan 1:8

(NIV)
But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself in this way.
(ESV)
But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king’s food, or with the wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to defile himself.

Dan 1:9

(NIV)
Now God had caused the official to show favour and compassion to Daniel,
(ESV)
And God gave Daniel favor and compassion in the sight of the chief of the eunuchs,

Dan 1:10

(NIV)
but the official told Daniel, ‘I am afraid of my lord the king, who has assigned your food and drink. Why should he see you looking worse than the other young men of your age? The king would then have my head because of you.’

(ESV)
and the chief of the eunuchs said to Daniel, “I fear my lord the king, who assigned your food and your drink; for why should he see that you were in worse condition than the youths who are of your own age? So you would endanger my head with the king.”

Dan 1:11

(NIV)
Daniel then said to the guard whom the chief official had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah,
(ESV)
Then Daniel said to the steward whom the chief of the eunuchs had assigned over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,

Dan 1:17

(NIV)
To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.

(ESV)
As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Dan 1:19

(NIV)
The king talked with them, and he found none equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah; so they entered the king’s service.
(ESV)
And the king spoke with them, and among all of them none was found like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. Therefore they stood before the king.

Dan 1:21

(NIV)
And Daniel remained there until the first year of King Cyrus.

(ESV)
And Daniel was there until the first year of King Cyrus.

Dan 2:13

(NIV)
So the decree was issued to put the wise men to death, and men were sent to look for Daniel and his friends to put them to death.

(ESV)
So the decree went out, and the wise men were about to be killed; and they sought Daniel and his companions, to kill them.

Dan 2:14

(NIV)
When Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, had gone out to put to death the wise men of Babylon, Daniel spoke to him with wisdom and tact.
(ESV)
Then Daniel replied with prudence and discretion to Arioch, the captain of the king’s guard, who had gone out to kill the wise men of Babylon.

Dan 2:15

(NIV)
He asked the king’s officer, ‘Why did the king issue such a harsh decree?’ Arioch then explained the matter to Daniel.
(ESV)
He declared to Arioch, the king’s captain, “Why is the decree of the king so urgent?” Then Arioch made the matter known to Daniel.

Dan 2:16

(NIV)
At this, Daniel went in to the king and asked for time, so that he might interpret the dream for him.

(ESV)
And Daniel went in and requested the king to appoint him a time, that he might show the interpretation to the king.

Dan 2:17

(NIV)
Then Daniel returned to his house and explained the matter to his friends Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah.
(ESV)
Then Daniel went to his house and made the matter known to Hananiah Mishael, and Azariah, his companions,

Dan 2:18

(NIV)
He urged them to plead for mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that he and his friends might not be executed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
(ESV)
and told them to seek mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his companions might not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.

Dan 2:19

(NIV)
During the night the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a vision. Then Daniel praised the God of heaven
(ESV)
Then the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a vision of the night. Then Daniel blessed the God of heaven.

Dan 2:20

(NIV)
and said:

‘Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever;
wisdom and power are his.
(ESV)
Daniel answered and said:

Blessed be the name of God forever and ever,
to whom belong wisdom and might.

Dan 2:24

(NIV)
Then Daniel went to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to execute the wise men of Babylon, and said to him, ‘Do not execute the wise men of Babylon. Take me to the king, and I will interpret his dream for him.’

(ESV)
Therefore Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon. He went and said thus to him: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon; bring me in before the king, and I will show the king the interpretation.”

Dan 2:25

(NIV)
Arioch took Daniel to the king at once and said, ‘I have found a man among the exiles from Judah who can tell the king what his dream means.’

(ESV)
Then Arioch brought in Daniel before the king in haste and said thus to him: “I have found among the exiles from Judah a man who will make known to the king the interpretation.”

Dan 2:26

(NIV)
The king asked Daniel (also called Belteshazzar), ‘Are you able to tell me what I saw in my dream and interpret it?’

(ESV)
The king declared to Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, “Are you able to make known to me the dream that I have seen and its interpretation?”

Dan 2:27

(NIV)
Daniel replied, ‘No wise man, enchanter, magician or diviner can explain to the king the mystery he has asked about,
(ESV)
Daniel answered the king and said, “No wise men enchanters magicians, or astrologers can show to the king the mystery that the king has asked,

Dan 2:46

(NIV)
Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell prostrate before Daniel and paid him honour and ordered that an offering and incense be presented to him.
(ESV)
Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell upon his face and paid homage to Daniel, and commanded that an offering and incense be offered up to him.

Dan 2:47

(NIV)
The king said to Daniel, ‘Surely your God is the God of gods and the Lord of kings and a revealer of mysteries, for you were able to reveal this mystery.’

(ESV)
The king answered and said to Daniel, “Truly, your God is God of gods and Lord of kings, and a revealer of mysteries, for you have been able to reveal this mystery.”

Dan 2:48

(NIV)
Then the king placed Daniel in a high position and lavished many gifts on him. He made him ruler over the entire province of Babylon and placed him in charge of all its wise men.
(ESV)
Then the king gave Daniel high honors and many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.

Dan 2:49

(NIV)
Moreover, at Daniel’s request the king appointed Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego chief ministers over the province of Babylon, while Daniel himself remained at the royal court.

(ESV)
Daniel made a request of the king, and he appointed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego over the affairs of the province of Babylon. But Daniel remained at the king’s court.

Dan 4:8

(NIV)
Finally, Daniel came into my presence and I told him the dream. (He is called Belteshazzar, after the name of my god, and the spirit of the holy gods is in him.)

(ESV)
At last Daniel came in before me—he who was named Belteshazzar after the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods —and I told him the dream, saying,

Dan 4:19

(NIV)
Then Daniel (also called Belteshazzar) was greatly perplexed for a time, and his thoughts terrified him. So the king said, ‘Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its meaning alarm you.’

Belteshazzar answered, ‘My lord, if only the dream applied to your enemies and its meaning to your adversaries!
(ESV)
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was dismayed for a while, and his thoughts alarmed him. The king answered and said, “Belteshazzar, let not the dream or the interpretation alarm you.” Belteshazzar answered and said, “My lord may the dream be for those who hate you and its interpretation for your enemies!

Dan 5:12

(NIV)
He did this because Daniel, whom the king called Belteshazzar, was found to have a keen mind and knowledge and understanding, and also the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles and solve difficult problems. Call for Daniel, and he will tell you what the writing means.’

(ESV)
because an excellent spirit, knowledge, and understanding to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve problems were found in this Daniel whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.”

Dan 5:13

(NIV)
So Daniel was brought before the king, and the king said to him, ‘Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah?
(ESV)
Then Daniel was brought in before the king. The king answered and said to Daniel, “You are that Daniel, one of the exiles of Judah, whom the king my father brought from Judah.

Dan 5:17

(NIV)
Then Daniel answered the king, ‘You may keep your gifts for yourself and give your rewards to someone else. Nevertheless, I will read the writing for the king and tell him what it means.

(ESV)
Then Daniel answered and said before the king “Let your gifts be for yourself, and give your rewards to another. Nevertheless, I will read the writing to the king and make known to him the interpretation.

Dan 5:29

(NIV)
Then at Belshazzar’s command, Daniel was clothed in purple, a gold chain was placed round his neck, and he was proclaimed the third highest ruler in the kingdom.

(ESV)
Then Belshazzar gave the command, and Daniel was clothed with purple, a chain of gold was put around his neck, and a proclamation was made about him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Dan 6:2

(NIV)
with three chief ministers over them, one of whom was Daniel. The satraps were made accountable to them so that the king might not suffer loss.
(ESV)
and over them three high officials, of whom Daniel was one, to whom these satraps should give account, so that the king might suffer no loss.

Dan 6:3

(NIV)
Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the chief ministers and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.
(ESV)
Then this Daniel became distinguished above all the other high officials and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him. And the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.

Dan 6:4

(NIV)
At this, the chief ministers and the satraps tried to find grounds for charges against Daniel in his conduct of government affairs, but they were unable to do so. They could find no corruption in him, because he was trustworthy and neither corrupt nor negligent.
(ESV)
Then the high officials and the satraps sought to find a ground for complaint against Daniel with regard to the kingdom but they could find no ground for complaint or any fault, because he was faithful and no error or fault was found in him.

Dan 6:5

(NIV)
Finally these men said, ‘We will never find any basis for charges against this man Daniel unless it has something to do with the law of his God.’

(ESV)
Then these men said, “We shall not find any ground for complaint against this Daniel unless we find it in connection with the law of his God.”

Dan 6:10

(NIV)
Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened towards Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before.
(ESV)
When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.

Dan 6:11

(NIV)
Then these men went as a group and found Daniel praying and asking God for help.
(ESV)
Then these men came by agreement and found Daniel making petition and plea before his God.

Dan 6:13

(NIV)
Then they said to the king, ‘Daniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah, pays no attention to you, Your Majesty, or to the decree you put in writing. He still prays three times a day.’
(ESV)
Then they answered and said before the kingDaniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah pays no attention to you, O king, or the injunction you have signed, but makes his petition three times a day.”

Dan 6:14

(NIV)
When the king heard this, he was greatly distressed; he was determined to rescue Daniel and made every effort until sunset to save him.

(ESV)
Then the king, when he heard these words was much distressed and set his mind to deliver Daniel. And he labored till the sun went down to rescue him.

Dan 6:16

(NIV)
So the king gave the order, and they brought Daniel and threw him into the lions’ den. The king said to Daniel, ‘May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you!’

(ESV)
Then the king commanded, and Daniel was brought and cast into the den of lions. The king declared to Daniel, “May your God, whom you serve continually, deliver you!”

Dan 6:17

(NIV)
A stone was brought and placed over the mouth of the den, and the king sealed it with his own signet ring and with the rings of his nobles, so that Daniel’s situation might not be changed.
(ESV)
And a stone was brought and laid on the mouth of the den and the king sealed it with his own signet and with the signet of his lords, that nothing might be changed concerning Daniel.

Dan 6:20

(NIV)
When he came near the den, he called to Daniel in an anguished voice, ‘Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you serve continually, been able to rescue you from the lions?’

(ESV)
As he came near to the den where Daniel was, he cried out in a tone of anguish. The king declared to Daniel, “O Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you serve continually, been able to deliver you from the lions?”

Dan 6:21

(NIV)
Daniel answered, ‘May the king live for ever!
(ESV)
Then Daniel said to the king “O king, live forever!

Dan 6:23

(NIV)
The king was overjoyed and gave orders to lift Daniel out of the den. And when Daniel was lifted from the den, no wound was found on him, because he had trusted in his God.

(ESV)
Then the king was exceedingly glad, and commanded that Daniel be taken up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no kind of harm was found on him, because he had trusted in his God.

Dan 6:24

(NIV)
At the king’s command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions’ den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the den, the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.

(ESV)
And the king commanded, and those men who had maliciously accused Daniel were brought and cast into the den of lionsthey, their children, and their wives. And before they reached the bottom of the den, the lions overpowered them and broke all their bones in pieces.

Dan 6:26

(NIV)
‘I issue a decree that in every part of my kingdom people must fear and reverence the God of Daniel.

‘For he is the living God
and he endures for ever;
his kingdom will not be destroyed,
his dominion will never end.
(ESV)
I make a decree, that in all my royal dominion people are to tremble and fear before the God of Daniel,

for he is the living God,
enduring forever;
his kingdom shall never be destroyed,
and his dominion shall be to the end.

Dan 6:27

(NIV)
He rescues and he saves;
he performs signs and wonders
in the heavens and on the earth.
He has rescued Daniel
from the power of the lions.’
(ESV)
He delivers and rescues;
he works signs and wonders
in heaven and on earth,
he who has saved Daniel
from the power of the lions.”

Dan 6:28

(NIV)
So Daniel prospered during the reign of Darius and the reign of Cyrus the Persian.

(ESV)
So this Daniel prospered during the reign of Darius and the reign of Cyrus the Persian.

Dan 7:1

(NIV)
In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream, and visions passed through his mind as he was lying in bed. He wrote down the substance of his dream.

(ESV)
In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay in his bed. Then he wrote down the dream and told the sum of the matter.

Dan 7:2

(NIV)
Daniel said: ‘In my vision at night I looked, and there before me were the four winds of heaven churning up the great sea.
(ESV)
Daniel declared “I saw in my vision by night, and behold the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great sea.

Dan 7:15

(NIV)
‘I, Daniel, was troubled in spirit, and the visions that passed through my mind disturbed me.
(ESV)
“As for me, Daniel, my spirit within me was anxious, and the visions of my head alarmed me.

Dan 7:28

(NIV)
‘This is the end of the matter. I, Daniel, was deeply troubled by my thoughts, and my face turned pale, but I kept the matter to myself.’

(ESV)
Here is the end of the matter. As for me, Daniel, my thoughts greatly alarmed me, and my color changed, but I kept the matter in my heart.”

Dan 8:1

(NIV)
In the third year of King Belshazzar’s reign, I, Daniel, had a vision, after the one that had already appeared to me.
(ESV)
In the third year of the reign of King Belshazzar a vision appeared to me, Daniel, after that which appeared to me at the first.

Dan 8:15

(NIV)
While I, Daniel, was watching the vision and trying to understand it, there before me stood one who looked like a man.
(ESV)
When I, Daniel, had seen the vision, I sought to understand it. And behold, there stood before me one having the appearance of a man.
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